FEAT: SWORD MAIDEN

This is a conversion of a 3e prestige class but I didn’t feel there was enough here to make it an archetype. It is also a common trope in Anime. SWORD MAIDEN Harnessing ki energy is an essential ability for many characters in Oriental Adventures. For sword maidens, the harnessing of ki allows – along with […]

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FEAT: IAIJUTSU MASTER

This is a conversion of a 3e prestige class but I didnt feel there was enougth here to make it an archetype but still allow someone to really focus on iaijustsu if they wanted. IAIJUTSU MASTER Iaijutsu is the martial art of drawing a weapon (almost always a katana) and attacking with it in the […]

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Feat: Lords and Ladies

In my home setting elves are fey with a strong link to the historical view of what an elf was like.  My view is very similar to the one in Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett.  This feat allows elves to become more like their ancestors. TRUE ELF Prerequisite Elf Your link to the original […]

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FEAT: PEASENT BUSHI

This is a thematic feat for the fighter class.  It fits in with the 1e Oriental Adventures description of a bushi, and also has historical roots.  However, the original bushi class is not different enough from the fighter martial archetypes to really be its own archetype.  However this will help make your peasant fighter more flavourful.  PEASENT BUSHI […]

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FEAT: YAKUZA

This is a thematic feat for the rogue class.  It fits in with the 1e Oriental Adventures description of a yakuza.  However, the original yakuza class is not different enough from the default rogue to really be its own archetype.  However, this will help make your rogue more flavourful.  YAKUZA The yakuza is many different things, depending on who is asked. He has […]

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FEAT: MARTIAL ARTS

As martial arts are much more important in the world of Oriental Adventures.  I had to include something.  Two ideas occurred to me – steal it from the monk then tone it down and turn it into a feat OR use the feat chain idea from 3.5e OA.   I didn’t like either of these […]

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FEAT: NINE-TAILS

Hengeyokai have access to an exclusive feat.  With this ability they may improve their animal form to make it more combat capable. NINE-TAILS You have become a paragon for your people.  You gain the following benefits when you take this feat in animal form: Your base animal is now the dire version for your kind. When […]

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